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Fosse

Title
Fosse [videorecording] / Livent (U.S.) Inc. presents ; choreography by Bob Fosse ; conceived by Richard Maltby, Jr., Chet Walker and Ann Reinking ; production directed by Richard Maltby, Jr. ; co-directed and co-choreographed by Ann Reinking ; [video director] Stucker ; [video producer] Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, Betty L. Corwin, director, and the Dance Collection's Jerome Robbins Archive of the Moving Image.
Publication
New York, c1999.

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3 videocassettes (129 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 3/4 in. (U-matic)
Uniform Title
Fosse.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Musicals.
Note
  • Copy of program available; cast changes announced at the beginning of the tape, prior to the show.
  • A videorecording identical to this one is also held by the Dance Division, with the call number *MGZIDVD 5-6035.
  • Dancer Mark C. Reis, whose name is not listed in the credits, does take part in this performance.
Access (note)
  • Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits (note)
  • Artistic advisor, Gwen Verdon ; musical director, Patrick S. Brady ; musical arrangements and supervision, Gordon Lowry Harrell ; orchestrations, Ralph Burns, Douglas Besterman ; choreography recreated by Chet Walker ; sound design, Jonathan Deans ; sets and costume design, Santo Loquasto ; lighting design, Andrew Bridge ; prod. stage manager, Mary Porter Hall.
Performer (note)
  • Valarie Pettiford, Jane Lanier, Eugene Fleming, Desmond Richardson, Kim Morgan Greene, Mary Ann Lamb, Dana Moore, Elizabeth Parkinson, Scott Wise, Brad Anderson, Andy Blankenbuehler, Bill Burns, Marc Calamia, Holly Cruikshank, Lisa Gajda, Scott Jovovich, Dede LaBarre, Susan Lamontagne, Deborah Leamy, Shannon Lewis, Mary MacLeod, Brad Musgrove, Sean Palmer, Michael Paternostro, Rachelle Rak, Mark C. Reis, Josh Rhodes, Lainie Sakakura, Alex Sanchez, J. Kathleen Watkins, Christopher Windom.
  • Conductor: Patrick S. Brady.
Event (note)
  • This production of Fosse was videotaped at the Broadhurst Theatre, New York, N.Y., for the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, on March 24, 1999. The taping was a collaboration between the Dance Collection's Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image and the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive.
Funding (note)
  • Recorded with the financial assistance of the New York State Council on the Arts.
Contents
  • Cassette 1 (ca. 43 min.). Act I. Prologue. "Life is just a bowl of cherries" (from Big deal, 1986) / music and lyrics, Lew Brown, Ray Henderson ; performed by Valarie Pettiford.
  • "Fosse's world" / dance elements inspired by the motion picture The little prince, 1974, and various musicals ; staged by Ann Reinking ; music, G. Harrell, including "Calypso" by G. Harrell and "Snake in the grass" by Frederick Loewe (from The little prince) ; performed by Brad Musgrove, Jane Lanier and the entire Company.
  • "Bye bye blackbird" (from the television special Liza with a Z, 1972) / music, Ray Henderson ; lyrics, Mort Dixon ; performed by Valarie Pettiford and Andy Blankenbuehler, Marc Calamia, Holly Cruikshank, Lisa Gajda, Scott Jovovich, Dede LaBarre, Mary Ann Lamb, Shannon Lewis, Mary MacLeod, Dana Moore, Elizabeth Parkinson, Michael Paternostro, Rachelle Rak, Mark C. Reis, Desmond Richardson, Lainie Sakakura, Christopher Windom.
  • Part I. "From the edge" (from Dancin', 1978) / music, G. Harrell ; performed by Brad Anderson, Sean Palmer, Alex Sanchez.
  • "Percussion 4" (from Dancin', 1978) / music, G. Harrell ; performed by Desmond Richardson.
  • "Big spender" (from Sweet Charity, 1966) / music, Cy Coleman ; lyrics, Dorothy Fields ; performed by Valarie Pettiford, Jane Lanier, Kim Morgan Greene, Dede LaBarre, Mary Ann Lamb, Shannon Lewis, Mary MacLeod, Dana Moore, Elizabeth Parkinson, Rachelle Rak.
  • "Crunchy granola suite" (from Dancin', 1978) / music and lyrics, Neil Diamond ; performed by Marc Calamia, Holly Cruikshank, Lisa Gajda, Scott Jovovich, Sean Palmer, Dede LaBarre, Mary Ann Lamb, Shannon Lewis, Mary MacLeod, Elizabeth Parkinson, Michael Paternostro, Desmond Richardson, Lainie Sakakura, Alex Sanchez, Christopher Windom ; sung by Brad Anderson, Eugene Fleming.
  • Part II. Transition: "Hooray for Hollywood" / music, Richard Whiting ; lyrics, Johnny Mercer.
  • "From this moment on" (from the motion picture Kiss me Kate, 1953) / music and lyrics, Cole Porter ; performed by Lainie Sakakura and Andy Blankenbuehler.
  • Transition: Dance elements inspired by Redhead, 1959 / staged by Ann Reinking ; music, Patrick S. Brady ("Walking the cat") ; performed by Brad Musgrove and Holly Cruikshank, Dede LaBarre, Rachelle Rak, Desmond Richardson, and Lainie Sakakura, Christopher Windom.
  • "I wanna be a dancin' man" (from Dancin', 1978) / music, Harry Warren ; lyrics, Johnny Mercer ; performed by Eugene Fleming, Valarie Pettiford, Jane Lanier, Scott Wise, and Brad Anderson, Andy Blankenbuehler, Marc Calamia, Lisa Gajda, Kim Morgan Greene, Sean Palmer, Mary Ann Lamb, Shannon Lewis, Mary MacLeod, Dana Moore, Brad Musgrove, Elizabeth Parkinson, Michael Paternostro, Mark C. Reis, Alex Sanchez.
  • Cassette 2 (ca. 37 min.). Act II. Part III. "Shoeless Joe from Hannibal, Mo" ballet (from Damn Yankees, 1955) / music and lyrics, Richard Adler, Jerry Ross ; performed by Brad Anderson, Andy Blankenbuehler, Marc Calamia, Eugene Fleming, Sean Palmer, Alex Sanchez, Michael Paternostro, Mark C. Reis, Scott Wise, Christopher Windom ; Alex Sanchez (pitcher) ; Brad Anderson, Scott Wise (batters) ; Christopher Windom (bunter).
  • Transition: Dance elements inspired by New girl in town, 1958 / performed by Alex Sanchez.
  • Nightclubs: The dance team of Bob Fosse and Mary Ann Niles. "Dancing in the dark" / music, Arthur Schwartz ; lyrics, Howard Dietz [and] "I love a piano" / music and lyrics, Irving Berlin ; dance elements inspired by Fosse/Niles or Fosse appearances on television shows ; staged by Ann Reinking ; music arranged by Patrick S. Brady ; performed by Scott Wise ; Elizabeth Parkinson and Scott Jovovich ; Lainie Sakakura and Andy Blankenbuehler ; Jane Lanier, Michael Paternostro and Alex Sanchez ; and Brad Anderson, Marc Calamia, Holly Cruikshank, Dede LaBarre, Mary Ann Lamb, Mary MacLeod, Mark C. Reis, Christopher Windom ; sung by Shannon Lewis, Rachelle Rak.
  • "Steam heat" (from The pajama game, 1954) / music and lyrics, Richard Adler, Jerry Ross ; performed by Jane Lanier, Michael Paternostro, Alex Sanchez.
  • "I gotcha" (from the television special Liza with a Z, 1972) / music and lyrics, Joseph Arrington, Jr. (Joe Tex) ; performed by Shannon Lewis, Sean Palmer, Brad Musgrove.
  • "Rich man's frug" (from Sweet Charity, 1966) / music, Cy Coleman ; performed by Lisa Gadja ; Brad Musgrove and Andy Blankenbuehler ; and Brad Anderson, Marc Calamia, Holly Cruikshank, Scott Jovovich, Sean Palmer, Dede LaBarre, Shannon Lewis, Mary MacLeod, Rachelle Rak, Mark C. Reis, Lainie Sakakura, Christopher Windom ; Part I: The aloof ; Part II: The heavyweight ; Part III: The big finish.
  • Transition: "Silky thoughts" / music, Patrick S. Brady.
  • "Cool hand Luke" (from The Bob Hope special, October 1968) / music, Lalo Schifrin ; performed by Elizabeth Parkinson, Desmond Richardson, Sean Palmer.
  • Transition: "Big noise from Winnetka" (from Dancin', 1978) / music, Ray Bauduc/Bob Haggart ; lyrics, Bob Crosby/Gil Rodin [and] "Dancin' Dan" ("Me and my shadow") (from Big deal, 1986) / music, Dave Dreyer, Al Jolson ; lyrics, Billy Rose ; performed by Eugene Fleming, Kim Morgan Greene, Dana Moore.
  • "Nowadays" and "The hot honey rag" (from Chicago, 1975) / music, John Kander ; lyrics, Fred Ebb ; performed by Valarie Pettiford and Jane Lanier.
  • Cassette 3 (ca. 49 min.). Act III. Part IV. "Glory" (from Pippin, 1972) / music and lyrics, Stephen Schwartz ; performed by Sean Palmer, Brad Anderson, Andy Blankenbuehler, Marc Calamia, Scott Jovovich, Mary Ann Lamb, Brad Musgrove, Elizabeth Parkinson, Michael Paternostro, Lainie Sakakura, Alex Sanchez, Christopher Windom ; sung by Eugene Fleming.
  • "Manson trio" (from Pippin, 1972) / music and lyrics, Stephen Schwartz ; performed by Eugene Fleming, Dede LaBarre, Mary MacLeod.
  • "Mein Herr" (from the motion picture Cabaret, 1972) / music, John Kander ; lyrics, Fred Ebb ; performed by Valarie Pettiford and Holly Cruikshank, Lisa Gajda, Kim Morgan Greene, Shannon Lewis, Dana Moore, Rachelle Rak.
  • "Take off with us--three pas de deux" (from the motion picture All that jazz, 1979) / music, Stanley R. Lebowsky ; lyrics, Frederick K. Tobias ; performed by Marc Calamia and Lainie Sakakura ; Mary Ann Lamb and Elizabeth Parkinson ; Brad Musgrove and Desmond Richardson.
  • "Razzle dazzle" (from Chicago, 1975) / music, John Kander ; lyrics, Fred Ebb ; performed by Scott Wise, Kim Morgan Greene, Dana Moore.
  • "Who's sorry now?" (from the motion picture All that jazz, 1979) / music, Harry Ruby ; lyrics, Ted Snyder, Bert Kalmar ; performed by Holly Cruikshank, Lisa Gajda, Dede LaBarre, Mary Ann Lamb, Shannon Lewis, Mary MacLeod, Elizabeth Parkinson, Rachelle Rak, Lainie Sakakura.
  • "There'll be some changes made" (from the motion picture All that jazz, 1979) / music, W. Benton Overstreet ; lyrics, Billy Higgins ; performed by Jane Lanier, Kim Morgan Greene, Dana Moore.
  • "Mr. Bojangles" (from Dancin', 1978) / music and lyrics, Jerry Jeff Walker ; sung by Andy Blankenbuehler ; performed by Eugene Fleming (Mr. Bojangles), Desmond Richardson (the spirit).
  • "Life is just a bowl of cherries" (from Big deal, 1986) / music and lyrics, Lew Brown, Ray Henderson ; performed by Valarie Pettiford.
  • Part V: Finale. Benny Goodman's "Sing, sing, sing" (from Dancin', 1978) / music and lyrics, Louis Prima ; "Christopher Columbus" by Andy Razaf and Leon Barry ; performed by the entire Company ; music performed by Perry Cavari (drums), Mike Hall (bass) ; trombone solo played by Jim Pugh, danced by Holly Cruikshank, Sean Palmer, Desmond Richardson ; trumpet solo played by Glenn Drewes, danced by Elizabeth Parkinson ; clarinet solo played by Walt Weiskopf, danced by Valarie Pettiford, Jane Lanier, Mary MacLeod, Dana Moore, Kim Morgan Greene, Mary Ann Lamb, Rachelle Rak, Brad Anderson, Marc Calamia, Sean Palmer, Mark C. Reis, Alex Sanchez, Michael Paternostro, Christopher Windom ; piano solo played by Jon Werking, danced by Scott Wise and Eugene Fleming.
Call Number
NCOV 2300
Title
Fosse [videorecording] / Livent (U.S.) Inc. presents ; choreography by Bob Fosse ; conceived by Richard Maltby, Jr., Chet Walker and Ann Reinking ; production directed by Richard Maltby, Jr. ; co-directed and co-choreographed by Ann Reinking ; [video director] Stucker ; [video producer] Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, Betty L. Corwin, director, and the Dance Collection's Jerome Robbins Archive of the Moving Image.
Imprint
New York, c1999.
Event
This production of Fosse was videotaped at the Broadhurst Theatre, New York, N.Y., for the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, on March 24, 1999. The taping was a collaboration between the Dance Collection's Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image and the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive.
Credits
Artistic advisor, Gwen Verdon ; musical director, Patrick S. Brady ; musical arrangements and supervision, Gordon Lowry Harrell ; orchestrations, Ralph Burns, Douglas Besterman ; choreography recreated by Chet Walker ; sound design, Jonathan Deans ; sets and costume design, Santo Loquasto ; lighting design, Andrew Bridge ; prod. stage manager, Mary Porter Hall.
Cast
Valarie Pettiford, Jane Lanier, Eugene Fleming, Desmond Richardson, Kim Morgan Greene, Mary Ann Lamb, Dana Moore, Elizabeth Parkinson, Scott Wise, Brad Anderson, Andy Blankenbuehler, Bill Burns, Marc Calamia, Holly Cruikshank, Lisa Gajda, Scott Jovovich, Dede LaBarre, Susan Lamontagne, Deborah Leamy, Shannon Lewis, Mary MacLeod, Brad Musgrove, Sean Palmer, Michael Paternostro, Rachelle Rak, Mark C. Reis, Josh Rhodes, Lainie Sakakura, Alex Sanchez, J. Kathleen Watkins, Christopher Windom.
Conductor: Patrick S. Brady.
Funding
Recorded with the financial assistance of the New York State Council on the Arts.
Access
Restricted to qualified researchers.
Added Author
Adler, Richard, 1921-2012. Damn Yankees.
Adler, Richard, 1921-2012, lyricist.
All that jazz (Motion picture)
Coleman, Cy. Sweet Charity.
Hague, Albert, 1920-2001. Redhead.
Kander, John. Cabaret.
Kander, John. Chicago.
Merrill, Bob. New girl in town.
Porter, Cole, 1891-1964. Kiss me, Kate.
Schwartz, Stephen. Pippin.
Pettiford, Valarie, performer.
Lanier, Jane, performer.
Fleming, Eugene, performer.
Richardson, Desmond, performer.
Greene, Kim Morgan, performer.
Lamb, Mary Ann, performer.
Moore, Dana, performer.
Parkinson, Elizabeth (Dancer), performer.
Wise, Scott, performer.
Musgrove, Brad, performer.
Anderson, Brad, performer.
Palmer, Sean, performer.
Sanchez, Alexis, performer.
Sakakura, Lainie, performer.
Blankenbuehler, Andy, performer.
Windom, Christopher, performer.
Jovovich, Scott, performer.
Paternostro, Michael, performer.
Lewis, Shannon, performer.
Gajda, Lisa, performer.
LaBarre, Dede, performer.
MacLeod, Mary, performer.
Calamia, Marc, performer.
Burns, Bill, performer.
Cruikshank, Holly, performer.
Lamontagne, Susan, performer.
Leamy, Deborah, performer.
Rak, Rachelle, performer.
Reis, Mark, performer.
Rhodes, Josh, performer.
Watkins, J. Kathleen, performer.
Fosse, Bob, 1927-1987, choreographer.
Maltby, Richard, Jr., 1937- director.
Walker, Chet, 1954- choreographer.
Walker, Chet, 1954- restager.
Reinking, Ann, choreographer.
Reinking, Ann, director.
Verdon, Gwen, artistic advisor.
Harrell, Gordon Lowry, 1940- arranger of music.
Brady, Patrick Scott, conductor.
Loquasto, Santo, set designer.
Loquasto, Santo, costume designer.
Bridge, Andrew (Lighting designer)
Hall, Mary Porter, production stage manager.
Deans, Jonathan, sound designer.
Stucker, Richard, videographer.
Corwin, Betty L.
LIVENT (U.S.) Inc, producer.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Dance Collection.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Billy Rose Theatre Division. Theatre on Film and Tape Archive.
Added Title
Fosse.
Research Call Number
NCOV 2300
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